Install & Activate QuickBooks Student Trial

Last Updated on February 24, 2021 by Editor Team

QuickBooks has proven that it always been the best accounting software for all fields like entrepreneurs, medical practice, and even for the educational field. It is a good thing that, QuickBooks always appreciate the students to learn something new through its free trial version. Today, in this article we are going to discuss, how to get QuickBooks free trial for students. Stay connected with us, if you want to take the advantage of a free trial with QuickBooks student discounts.      

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Procedure to Get QuickBooks Free Trial for Student 

The QuickBooks users have already known about the QuickBooks trial version, but most of the users are unknown about the QuickBooks student trial version. We think the procedure to get QuickBooks free trial for students will take you on the right track to achieve success as a student.

Here, we have given two procedures for QuickBooks student trial for both QuickBooks Desktop and the QuickBooks Online user. Choose any one of the procedures, through which you want to get the advantage of the trial version as a student.  

How Do I Register for QuickBooks Desktop Student Trial

You can register for the QuickBooks Desktop student trial in just three steps.  

Step 1:  Make An Account for QuickBooks Desktop Student Trial 

First, you need to register for the education program for a free trial version of the QuickBooks Desktop Student account.

  • Go for the Intuit Education Program.  
  • Then, click the ‘Products’ drop-down from the ‘Intuit Education’ bar.
  • Select ‘QuickBooks’ from the drop-down list.
  • Then, from the ‘Signup Forms’ bar, select the ‘QuickBooks Desktop’ drop-down menu. 
  • Choose the ‘For Student’ option from the ‘QuickBooks Desktop’ drop-down menu.
  • Now you are in the QuickBooks Desktop for students registration forms.
  • Complete the registration form by entering the personal information, and school information. Here is the list of the required information.
    • First Name
    • Last Name
    • Email
    • Confirm Email Address
    • Birth Date
    • School Name
    • Major/ Concentration
    • School Type
    • Student Type
    • Expected Graduation/Completion Date
    • QuickBooks Desktop Verification
  • Click the ‘Verify and Continue’ option.
  • Now you are welcome to the Intuit Education page. 

Note: The welcome Intuit education page will be displayed, if your registration is completed successfully. And if the welcome page does not exist on your display then, go for the second step to activate it.  

Step 2: Verify the Registration

  • First, check the verification section, and verify your full name, and affiliation is displaying correctly. 
  • Also, verify the spaces, special characters, and spelling.
  • After verification, if you see any wrong information on the affiliation then, you need to edit them. You will be notified in the below to enter the information again, just click on it, and enter the information again. 
  • Still, if your account is not activated yet then, add some additional info in the form like, class schedule, tuition receipt, official documents, and transcript. 
  • After that, download, and scan the needed forms of verification, and keep the file on your system. 
  • Click the ‘Choose File’ option, and browse the saved file.
  • Go for the ‘Submit for Review’ option. 
  • After that, you will get a confirmation mail with the download link, license, and product number.  

Step 3: Install QuickBooks Desktop Student Trial 

  • Login to your mail, and search for the mail which contains the Intuit verification.
  • In the mail, you can find the link to download the .exe file
  • Click on it to download the file.
  • Close all the running programs, and choose the Setup_QuickBooks…exe file. 
  • Allow the QuickBooks to do some changes on the system.
  • After the complete download process, click the ‘Next’ option, and install the shield wizard window on your system.
  • Click ‘Next’, and read, and accept the license agreement.
  • Put the product, and license number, and click the ‘Next’ option.
  • Go for the ‘Express’, and then the ‘Next’.
  • Now, click the ‘Install’ option, and wait for the complete installation process.
  • Open QuickBooks, and click ‘OK’.  

Step 4: Activate the Free QuickBooks Desktop Student Trial Account

  • Choose the ‘Activate’ option.
  • Now you need a login credential to get into your free trial account.
  • If you already have an Intuit account then you can access it with this credential.
  • And if you no Intuit account then, create an account.
  • Fill out the required information, and click the ‘Next’ option.
  • Print the confirmation window, or save it as a PDF.  

How Do I Register for QuickBooks Online Student Trial 

Register QuickBooks Online free student trial by following the given procedure, and access the QuickBooks on the web.  

Step 1: Do Registration for Intuit Education Program

  • First visit for the Intuit education program registration through the above link, which is given for the QuickBooks Desktop student trial.  
  • After that, click on the ‘Products’ drop-down from the ‘Intuit Education’ bar.
  • Select ‘QuickBooks’ from the ‘Product’ drop-down list.
  • Then, from the ‘Signup Forms’ bar select the ‘QuickBooks Online’ drop-down menu. 
  • Choose the ‘For Student’ option from the ‘QuickBooks Online’ drop-down menu.
  • Now you are in the QuickBooks Online for students registration forms.
  • Complete the registration form by entering the personal information, and school information. 
  • Click the ‘Verify and Continue’ option.
  • Now you are welcome to the Intuit Education page. 

Note: The welcome Intuit education page will be displayed, if your registration is completed successfully. And if the welcome page does not exist on your display then, go through the second step to activate it.  

Step 2: Make a Verification for Eligibility

Intuit verify the student’s eligibility, so every student should put some of the official school document in the registration form. Check the below points to know, which official document are necessary for this process.  

  • The legal name, which should be matched with the registration form.
  • School name, and a date with the last three months. 
  • Class Schedule, Tuition Receipt, or transcript are included in the official information.
How to Put Official Document in the Registration Form  
  • Take the official document as an electronic copy with the acceptable form (.jpg, .png, .bmp, .pdf, .gif)
  • Otherwise, take a high-quality photo of your mobile, if you have the paper copy.
  • Go for the ‘Choose File’ option, and submit the document for review. 
  • Within 20 minutes, you will get a confirmation mail. 

Step 3: Activate the QuickBooks Online Free Student Trial

  • Login to your mail, and search for the Intuit verification.
  • Click o the link, and start the online free trial on a web browser. 
  • Sign in with your Intuit login credential. If you have no account in Intuit then, create a one. 

Final Thoughts 

We tried our best to provide the clear, and right track to get the free QuickBooks student trial for both QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online users. Still, if you are seeking help then, you can get our QuickBooks ProAdvisor support to clear your all doubts regarding this article.  

Install & Activate QuickBooks Student Trial